Top places to visit in india in winter

Gulmarg, Kashmir

First up on our list is Gulmarg. This hill town nestled in the northern-most state of India is magical all-year-round, but its charm is enhanced upon the arrival of winters.

Shimla-Kufri, Himachal Pradesh

Shimla-Kufri is definitely among the most popular destinations in North India for people who like to experience snowfall. The capital city of Himachal is surrounded by rolling hills and snow-covered forests


Towering mountains, deodar trees, winding roads and heavy snowfall; we are talking of India’s loved winter destination, Manali! Situated in Himachal Pradesh, this hill station is a paradise for snow lovers, honeymooners and adventure lovers. Whether it is a biking trip to Rohtang Pass, paragliding in Solang Valley or hiking up to Jogini Waterfalls

Auli, Uttarakhand

Want to learn skiing while magnificent peaks of Nanda Devi, Neelkanth and Mana Parbat are looking over you? Then, you must head to the best skiing destination of India – Auli! While it boasts of lush green valleys almost throughout the year, visiting this place in peak winters


Binsar is a lesser-known name when it comes to hill stations to visit in winters in India. But believe us when we say, it is one of the most spectacular places you will ever visit. It is a quaint little hill station in Uttarakhand that offers breathtaking views of cloud-touching Kedarnath, Trishul and Nanda Devi peaks


Another hill station in Himachal Pradesh, but different from any other, Dalhousie is ideal for anyone who enjoys colonial charm. Winters bring out the best of this place as the mercury falls below freezing point and the chilly breeze invites you to come out and have the time of your life.

Rann of Kutch

Want to camp under the stars on the largest salt sand desert in sub-zero temperatures? Then, head to Rann of Kutch during the winter months. Famous for the Rann Utsav – a two-month long cultural festival – this place looks something straight out of dreams


Want to enjoy winters at a hill station but can’t bear the cold? Head to Wayanad for a dream vacation amidst the Western Ghats. Situated in the ‘God’s Own Country’ – Kerala, this picturesque town has everything one looks for on a holiday – food, culture, history and warm people


Rightfully called the ‘Venice of the East’, Udaipur has the kind of charm that lures hundreds of thousands of tourists from around the world, throughout the year. The magnificent Lake Palace, Fateh Sagar Lake, Jag Mandir, Lake Pichola and many such medieval-era marvels are the reason behind it.


Although Jaisalmer is quite hot and humid for the better part of the year, the winter months of December and January make for ideal weather to visit this desert city. Activities like desert camping, camel rides, quad biking


Tawang is an offbeat hill station situated in the North-eastern state of Arunachal Pradesh. It is undoubtedly the most difficult places to reach in winters, from this list, but once you capture the glorious views of the snow-covered Himalayas, valleys wrapped by colourful prayer flags and ancient monasteries


Home to old Indo-China Silk Route, Gangtok is a unique hill station that offers something for everyone. From Buddhist pilgrims to trekkers, tourists to honeymooners, every kind of traveller can find an activity of their interest. Rich flora and fauna, tranquil high-altitude lakes, colourful monasteries and views of the surreal Himalayas


Dharamshala often referred to as ‘Little Lhasa’ is a small town situated in the Kangra district of Himachal Pradesh. Surrounded by the Dhauladhar Range, thick alpine vegetation, narrow streets, and Colonial buildings, make this peaceful town a quintessential hill station in India


Aptly named ‘The Queen of the Hills’, Mussoorie in winters transforms into a white paradise thanks to the heavy snowfall it receives. The snow-covered pine, oak, and cedar trees, buildings, roads, and mountains elevate the romantic vibe of this hill station.v


Winter is the best time to explore the ‘Blue City’ of Rajasthan – Jodhpur. With the temperature ranging between 7 – 27-degree Celsius, you can explore the famous landmarks of Jodhpur freely and comfortably


Resembling a French town, Puducherry is one of the most romantic spots to visit in the winters, especially if you come from the colder north. The warm yet comfortable climate is ideal to soak in the tranquil vibe of this beach city.


The state of Goa, in India, is famous for its beaches and places of worship. Tourism is its primary industry, and is generally focused on the coastal areas of Goa, with decreased tourist activity inland.

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